"Bad" is a song by Michael Jackson. "Bad" was released by Epic Records in September 1987. "Bad" got great reviews, and with some critics noting that "Bad" helped Jackson's image become edgier during the Bad-era. A music video for "Bad" was directed by Martin Scorsese and released in late 1987. In the video, Jackson and a group of background dancers are shown doing dance routines throughout a subway station. The single has sold 8.5 millon copies. "Bad" was originally intended to be a duet between Jackson and musician Prince. "Weird Al" Yankovic did a spoof of this song called, "Fat".